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GitLab Education

GitLab System Administration Basic Training

Overview

The course is customized for your specific deployment of GitLab. It covers basic installation, configuration and maintenance tasks for a GitLab self-managed instance. This course is not intended for gitlab.com customers.

Target Audiences

Tier 1 system administrators who serve as the GitLab platform owners for their organization, and who are responsible for the initial set up and updating of a GitLab self-managed instance.

What’s Included

  • Live training sessions delivered by a GitLab technical trainer
  • Lecture with demonstrations
  • Hands-on Labs
  • Slides with notes and reference links

Learning Objectives

  • Install GitLab
  • Configure basic settings
  • Add and remove users and adjust settings
  • View and track user permission levels and changes made to these
  • Manage user access via integrations with external authentication and authorization providers
  • Configure and test optional settings and integrations
  • Perform backups, restores, and upgrades

Price

Custom based on specific implementation

Duration

1 day, up to 12 attendees

Course Syllabus

Schedule Topic Overview
1 hour System Administration Overview
  • GitLab Application Architecture Overview
  • GitLab Omnibus Installation
  • GitLab Admin Panel
  • Administration Commands
2 - 3 hours System Administration Installation Basics
  • Installing and Configuring Runners
  • Configuring System Hooks
  • Configuring Security Settings
  • Interpreting Usage Statistics
  • Basic Security Default Settings
2 - 3 hours System Administration Configuration
  • Configuring Backup and Restore
  • Updating GitLab Instances
  • Adding and Updating Users
  • Configuring and Updating CI Settings
  • Optional Integrations

Prerequisite Knowledge and Skills

Attendees should already be familiar at a basic knowledge level with the following concepts:

System Requirements

Laptop with internet access and git installed, per the requirements specified here.

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